Common Tragedies

Thoughts on Environmental Economics

NIMBY sentence of the day

Posted by Daniel Hall on December 17, 2008

NIMBYs who fight development around transit may have good intentions, but they may as well be spending their time lobbying for new highways and coal plants.

That is Ryan Avent, trumpeting a new book (online and free) from Ed Glaeser and Joseph Gyourko.  Glaeser and Gyourko explain their research briefly here.  Perhaps Ryan is applying for the position of Glaeser’s nice, progressive translator.

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